Frequently Asked Questions

IMVAC Australia - September 5-7, 2017

  • When is IMVAC Australia being held?

    IMVAC – The International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference
    Tuesday, September 5, 2017 – Thursday, September 7, 2017

  • Where is IMVAC Australia being held?

    Novotel Surfers Paradise
    3105 Surfers Paradise Blvd
    Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
    (+61) 7 5579 3499


    165.00 AUD per room, per night (includes GST)
    185.00 AUD per room, per night (includes breakfast for one and GST)

    Novotel Surfers Paradise is at the corner of Surfers Paradise Blvd and Hanlan Street.

  • Is parking included at hotel?

    Overnight indoor/outdoor parking is 15.00 AUD per day.

  • Who should attend IMVAC Australia?

    Vibration analysts, condition monitoring technicians, and maintenance reliability managers who want to improve their knowledge about vibration analysis and complementary technologies (Thermography, Wear Particle, Oil Analysis, Motor Testing, Ultrasound, Lubrication, Shaft Alignment and Field Testing).

  • What is included in the conference registration fee?

    For each day of your conference pass: continental breakfast, snack and refreshment break, lunch, access to the exhibition hall, choice of four streams of presentations, evening reception/dinner, and all conference presentations available for download before, during and after the conference. Please note: the conference fee does not include travel or hotel expenses.

  • What is the suggested dress attire?

    Business casual or resort casual

  • What will the weather be like in September on the Gold Coast?

    Average high:  24°C (75°F)
    Average low:  12°C (54°F)
    Average Precipitation:  59 mm (2.32 in.)

  • Where is the nearest airport?

    Gold Coast Airport is approximately 23 km (14.29 mi) away from the hotel. From Gold Coast Airport, take the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle or drive via Gold Coast Highway. You can purchase shuttle tickets here.

    Brisbane Airport is approximately 88 km (54.68 mi) away from the hotel. From Brisbane Airport, take the Coachtrans transfer or drive via Pacific Highway. You can purchase Coachtrans tickets here.

  • Is internet available during the event?

    Wi-Fi is 10.00 AUD per 24 hours use.

  • How do I make changes to my registration?

    You can update your IMVAC conference registration from your emailed confirmation. You can also update your registration by going to the conference registration website and click “Modify registration”. You will enter your email address and reference number. Once you make your changes you will be emailed a revised conference registration.

  • Who should I contact regarding special requests?

    During the registration process you will have the opportunity to note any dietary, allergy or special assistance requests you require. If additional assistance is needed, please call +1 (206) 842-4000 ext. 3.

  • How do I obtain a VISA letter of invitation?

    Email with the subject: IMVAC Australia Visa Invitation.

  • How do I cancel my registration?

    Attendee cancellations received in writing no later than May 4, 2017 will be issued a full refund of conference fees, less a $125 administration fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after August 4, 2017 or for no shows at the conference.

    If you are unable to attend the conference, you may transfer your registration to another person in your company. Please e-mail your requests to Becky at